Who We Are
Fraser Valley Salmon Society is a non-profit society that ensures and advocates for the rights for all anglers in non-tidal waters and works with DFO as co-managers in conservation and habitat protection. The FVSS is also heavily involved in the training and education of anglers and the public to sport fishing.
Our current directors are:
- Dean Werk, President
- Nick Basok, Vice President
- Chris Gadsden, Treasurer
- Terry Bodman, Secretary
- George Noordegraaf
- Chuck Grant
- Jackie Atkinson
- Gerry Thomson
- Glen Stoner
- Mike Duncan
- Landon Gill
- Chad Hammond
- Steve Olson
- Dean Worrall
- Dylan Mcrae
The following activities take place at the Fraser Valley Salmon Society throughout the year.
- Ensure angler access on our local waters
- Extend salmon fishing opportunities year round
- Expand all species opportunities
- Maintain a productive, effective working relation with DFO
- Provide catch/effort data via our logbook
- Using newsletters, mall displays and media; inform the public about responsibilities and opportunities for recreational angling
- Represent the resource to everyone's best interest
Used Fishing Tackle Swap Meet and Sale!
We will be hosting the used fishing tackle swap meet and sale on Saturday November 19th 2016 at Princess Armouries (45707 Princess Avenue) in Chilliwack, from 8:00am to 1:00pm.
If you would like to book a table to sell your fishing tackle, please email Landon Gill at firstname.lastname@example.org. Each table is $15 for FVSS members, or $25 for non-members (which will include your membership purchase).
Chilliwack's All About Fishing!
We will be hosting the second annual Chilliwack's All About Fishing on Saturday March 11th 2017 at Chilliwack Heritage Park from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Would you like to learn how to cast a fishing rod, tie a fly, or catch a salmon and steelhead? Now you have a chance to do all that under one roof! Our experts at the show will demonstrate the basics of different fishing techniques. Find out where you can go fishing in the Fraser Valley. Learn about conservation efforts being done by local watershed stewardship groups. From novice to experienced anglers, this is a FREE event for all ages! More information will be available in January 2017.
Becoming a Member
Please become a new member or renew your membership thereby helping us help you. Membership fees are $10.00 per year covering the period from April 1 to March 31, or $20.00 for two years, or $100.00 for a Lifetime Membership. Lifetime members ONLY will receive a membership card, which can be used at Chilliwack Dart & Tackle to receive a 10% discount on purchases.
Donations can be made to the Fraser Valley Salmon Society by cheque. Our mailing address is:
Fraser Valley Salmon Society
P.O. Box 42, Chilliwack Stn. Main
Chilliwack, BC, V2P 6H7
Tax receipts are not available as we do lobby.